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Petroleum Bill: NASS Leadership, NNPC Boss, Petroleum Minister Meet Monday

Abel Ejikeme A joint meeting of the leadership of the National Assembly will be meeting on Monday with the minister of state for petroleum, Timipre Sylva, the Group Managing Director

Abel Ejikeme

A joint meeting of the leadership of the National Assembly will be meeting on Monday with the minister of state for petroleum, Timipre Sylva, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and other relevant officials.

The agenda for the meeting ARISE NEWS learnt, is the proposed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) which will be officially transmitted to the National Assembly for consideration and later passage.

Also expected at the meeting are heads of other petroleum agencies.

The meeting is said to be part of the routine for submission of important bills like the PIB. Both parties are to check for observations and reservations and ensure that differences are resolved in order to facilitate easy passage of the bill when officially submitted.

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